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Blair Family Papers

Identifier: 01/Mss. 68s B57
Scope and Contents An artificial collections of papers concerning the Blair family of Williamsburg. Includes land grant, 1741, signed by James Blair (1655-1743); document, 1768, signed by John Blair (1689-1771) concerning Loudoun County, Va. justices of the peace; depositions, 1787 and n.d., of John Blair (1732-1800) concerning a lawsuit in the Superior Court of Chatham County, Ga. (Margaret Eustace vs. Seth John Cuthbert) which concerned the estate of his brother, James Blair (1741-1772); deposition, November...

National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. The Rev. James Blair Chapter Records

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.025
Scope and Contents This collection contains scrapbooks, reports, and publications from The Rev. James Blair Chapter of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. The bulk of the collection consists of scrapbooks, which date from 1981-2011, containing photographs and other material for events and meetings of the chapter. Also included are conference programs, newletters and publications from the state and national chapters of the Colonial Dames XVII, and histories of both The Rev. James Blair Chapter and...

Office of the President. James Blair Records

Identifier: UA 2.01
Scope and Contents Acc. 1980.128 contains papers of and relating to James Blair, first president of the College of William and Mary.  The collection contains two original manuscripts: a funeral bill by Blair dated 1701, and a sermon erroneously attributed to Blair dated 1747.  The bulk of the collection consists of copies collected for research purposes, mostly in 1940-1941.  Includes biographical material; extracts and copies from official records; copies of correspondence; sermons; notes on paintings of Blair...

Appointment of Edmund Gibson, Bishop of London, as Chancellor of the College of William & Mary

Identifier: UA 151
Scope and Contents Appointment of Edmund Gibson, Bishop of London, as Chancellor of the College of William & Mary, dated April 2, 1729. Written in Latin on parchment, it is signed by James Blair, who was both President of William & Mary and Rector of the Board of Visitors in 1729. The appointment also features the original college seal.

Hugh Blair Grigsby Papers

Identifier: 01/Mss. 95 G87
Scope and Contents Letters written to Grigsby by L. S. Joynes, Thomas R. Joynes and Benjamin S. Ewell concerning a professorship for Edward S. Joynes and the Grammar School at the College of William and Mary. Includes constitution, 1854, of the Jamestown Society, Washington, D. C. and one issue of the newspaper, the Richmond Standard, 29 May 1880, which had an article on the Henry family of Virginia (descended from John Henry and Sarah Winston Syme. 2004.16 addition filed with 95 G87 as folder 3:...

William Cole Collection of Virginia Governor Documents

Identifier: MS 00196
Content Description Documents, prints, and heraldry pertaining to Virginia governors from the 17th and 18th centuries. Includes letters and documents signed by John Murray, Robert Brooke, James Wood, Beverly Randolph, Patrick Henry, Edmund Andros, Jeffrey Amherst, Norborne Berkeley, Robert Hunter, Francis Fauquier, Earl De La Warr, James Blair, and Robert Dinwiddie among others. Also included in the collection are prints, coats of arms, and commemorative coins.

James Barron Hope Papers (II)

Identifier: 01/Mss. 93 H77
Scope and Contents Correspondence and literary works, chiefly 1861-1874, of James Barron Hope (1829-1887), soldier, author (poet, orator, and novelist), and newspaper editor, of Norfolk and Williamsburg, Virginia. The papers deal mainly with his 1849 duel with Jonathan Pembroke Jones; his West Indies naval cruise (1851-1852); his Confederate military service (1861-1865); and the aborted 1874 William Mahone-Bradley Johnson duel, in which Hope was Mahone's second. The majority of correspondence with his family is...

James Hughes Letter to the Governors of the College of William & Mary

Identifier: UA 338
Scope and Contents March 26, 1728 letter from James Hughes to the Governors of William & Mary. Hughes states that he understands by way of advertisement displayed at the Capitol by James Blair that a chapel is to be erected at the College. He states he can do the work for "898 pounds current money," except for the "sashes and glasses in the body of the building."

James Barron Hope Papers (I)

Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 H77
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1847-1887, of James Barron Hope. Correspondence includes letters to his mother Jane A. Barron Hope while on a naval cruise to the Caribbean and letters to his wife, Annie Beverley Whiting Hope written during the Civil War. There are letters between Jane A. Barron Hope and her friend, Caroline Matilda Campbell. Prominent correspondents in the collection include Jubal A. Early, Benjamin S. Ewell, Hugh Blair Grigsby, Fitzhugh Lee, W. H. F. Lee, Thomas Nelson Page, John Tyler and...

Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, Whiting Papers

Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 B58
Scope and Contents Letters, chiefly 1765-1817, of the Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, and Whiting families. Correspondents include John Blair (1732-1800), Anne (Blair) Banister and Mary (Blair) Braxton Burwell Prescott. Many of the letters are written by women. Subjects covered in the collection include the Baron de Botetourt, William Tryon, Martha Washington, dueling, social life and customs, marriage and courtship, medicine, the Richmond theater fire, slavery, War of 1812, the College of William...

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James City County (Va.)--History 8
College of William and Mary--History--21st century 7
Jamestown (Va.)--History--20th century 7
Matthew Whaley School (Williamsburg, Va.) 7
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century 7
Press releases 7
Speeches 7
United States--Religious History--Christianity 7
Universities and Colleges--Virginia--Faculty 7
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Madison, James, 1749-1812 17
College of William and Mary. 15
Monroe, James, 1758-1831 14
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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 12
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Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 8
Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958 7
Madison, James, 1751-1836 7
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 7
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 6
Madison, James, Jr., 1751-1836 6
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 6
University of Virginia 6
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 5
College of William and Mary 5
Galt, James, of Fluvanna County, 1805-1876 5
Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 5
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 5
Office of the President 5
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 5
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1898 5
Virginia State Senate 5
Barron, James, 1769-1851 4
Blair, James, 1656-1743 4
Braxton family 4
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 4
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors. 4
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Chemistry 4
Democratic Party (U.S.) 4
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 4
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 4
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 4
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 4
Miller, James Wilkinson, 1902- 4
Republican Party (U.S.) 4
Tazewell family 4
Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860 4
United Service Organizations (U.S.) 4
United States. Army. 4
Virginia House of Delegates 4
Washington, George, 1732-1799 4
Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 4
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 3
Blair family 3
Blair, John, 1732-1800 3
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 3
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 3
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 3
Coalter family 3
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 3
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 3
Dunmore, John Murray, 4th Earl of, 1732-1809 3
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 3
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert 3
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 3
Galt family 3
Godwin, Edwin Mills, Jr., 1914-1999 3
Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881 3
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799 3
James River and Kanawha Canal (Va.) 3
Jones, Warner Throckmorton 3
Kibler, James Luther, 1867-1953 3
Madison, Dolley P., 1768-1849 3
Mahone, William, 1826-1895 3
Marsh, Charles F. (Charles Franklin), 1903-1984 3
Pollard, John Garland, 1871-1937 3
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 3
Saunders family 3
Tucker family 3
Tucker, John Randolph, 1823-1897 3
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 3
United States Congress 3
Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844 3
Woman's Club of Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 3
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 2
Adams, John, 1735-1826 2
American Red Cross 2
Anthony, James 2
Ash Lawn-Highland 2
Barron family 2
Bishop James Madison Society 2
Blair, James, 1741-1772 2
Bland family 2
Bland, Richard, 1710-1776 2
Booth family 2
Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770 2
Boy Scouts of America 2
Bracken, John 2
Brown family 2
Brown, Henry James, 1811-1855 2
Burwell family 2
Catlett family 2
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 2
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 2
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 2
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 2
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